• Psychiatry Clinic in Dubai

Dr Qutaiba Al Hillawi

Consultant Psychiatrist (General Adult Psychiatry, Endorsement in Liaison Psychiatry)
18 Years of Experience

Dr Qutaiba Al Hillawi is a consultant psychiatrist. He earned his medical degree from the college of Medicine in Baghdad, Iraq and from Leuven University in Belgium in 2001.  He became a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in the United Kingdom in 2007. Then, he went on to finish his higher studies to obtain his CCT in general adult psychiatry with endorsement in liaison psychiatry in 2015, where he worked as part of his higher training as the psychiatrist covering the surgical and medical wards, as well as accident and emergency departments with a dedicated mental health team.

Dr Qutaiba Al Hillawi has got 18 years of experience working in the field of mental health in the United Kingdom including 2 years of experience working in Belgium. Dr. Qutaiba worked in varieties of psychiatric settings throughout his professional career ranging from working in community based services, outreach services as well as rehabilitation, secure units and acute inpatient settings. As a consultant psychiatrist he worked in community based services providing medical and clinical expertise to multidisciplinary teams. He worked as a consultant psychiatrist, clinically managing acute inpatient ward of mentally unwell patients with different psychiatric presentations ranging from affective disorders, psychotic disorders as well as personality disorders.

Languages Spoken: Arabic and English


  • Affective disorders (depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and others)
  • Psychotic disorders (schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder)
  • Emotionally unstable personality disorders/ Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Liaison psychiatry

Doctor’s Professional Journey:

  • 1990 – 1996 College of Medicine, University of Baghdad MBCHB
  • 2001: MD Leuven university, Belgium
  • 2007: Member of the Royal college of Psychiatrists MRCPsych
  • 2015: CCT “Certificate of Completion of Training” in General Adult Psychiatry and Endorsement in Liaison Psychiatry
  • 2015 – 2016: Locum consultant psychiatrist in general adult psychiatry community adult services, Suffolk, UK
  • 2016 – 2019: Acute Inpatient consultant psychiatrist, Essex, UK
Dr Qutaiba Al Hillawi



It was my first appointment. I was treated very kindly by all staff and the Dr Qutaiba Al Hillawi was superb. Very considerate of my needs. I was able to get the referral I wanted quickly and will be back in January.
Thank you!


The doctor is very calm and inviting
I was worried about explaining my problem but the doctor asked good questions which made the process easier


The doctor was very nice and easy to talk to I felt really welcomed 🙂


Dr.Qutaiba is an amazing doctor, excellent approach, very much satisfied!

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